Old Monarch Pass, Colorado

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Old Monarch Pass, Colorado

Altitude: 11,375 feet

Nearest Towns West Of Divide: Gunnison

Nearest Towns East Of Divide: Poncha Springs

Rivers/Watersheds West Of Divide: Tomichi Creek, Gunnison River, Colorado River

Rivers/Watersheds East Of Divide: West Arkansas River, Arkansas River, Mississippi River

Old Monarch Pass, Colorado

Old Monarch Pass was the original pass for travelers between the towns of Gunnison and Poncha Springs. When State Highway 50 was built, the pass became "Old" Monarch Pass. A dirt road on each side leads to the pass.

Colorado Rocky Mountains

Beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains facing the east side of the divide.

Beautiful Colorado Scenery

The view looking out towards Gunnison County, on the west side of the divide.

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Monarch Mountain - The ski area of Monarch Mountain.



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